For Cancer Survivors
What is survivorship?
From the moment of your cancer diagnosis, you are a cancer survivor. At the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, we support cancer survivors in a variety of ways including physically and emotionally. We focus on the health and well-being of cancer patients beyond diagnosis and treatment with everything from virtual support groups to cancer transition classes to general education on exercise, nutrition and other things to help you through you cancer treatment and beyond.
We hope you find the resources on this web page informative. If you have any questions about survivorship, please call us at 912-819-5167.
Our survivorship program, Cancer Transitions is returning to in-person classes! We are now taking registrations for our upcoming Summer 2022 Cancer Transitions course. Space is limited and open on a first come-first served basis. To confirm your space, please call Sarah Copeland at 912-819-5167.
When: Every Thursday starting June 16, 2022
Time: 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Location: LCRP, 225 Candler Drive (Second Floor Conference Room)
Cancer Transitions is a free, 90-minute, four-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Expert panelists include physicians, nutritionists and fitness. Some of the topics discussed include exercises tailored to each participant's abilities, training in relaxation and stress management, as well as tips for nutritious eating. Cancer Transitions will answer many of your questions about cancer survivorship post-cancer treatment.
To register or for more information, please call 819-5167.
Resources for survivors
- Transformation Station at the LCRP
- Understanding Palliative Care
- The role of the Nurse Navigator
- About melanoma
- Warning signs of melanoma
- Treating melanoma
- Preventing melanoma
Latest Living Smart Blogs
- Cancer care close to home in Wayne County and surrounding communities
- What to expect if you need a feeding tube during cancer treatment.
- Putting the R in LCRP
- Should I see an oncology genetic counselor?
- Ten tips for eating through cancer treatment
- Six frequently asked questions about colonoscopies
Latest Smart Living Articles
- Right on Target: Advancements in medical oncology are leading to a new level of individualized treatment
- Weighing the risks for colon cancer
- Within Our Reach: Robotic technology enables physicians to get to small or hard-to-reach tumors in the lungs
- 3D on 4 Wheels: St. Joseph's/Candler's Telfair Pavilion has rolled out the latest and greatest in mobile mammography
- A Swelling Problem: A specialized program can help patients manage lymphedema
Who knows survivorship the best? Our survivors.
Read their stories here:
- Dennis Baxter, colorectal cancer survivor
- Annie Burke, lung cancer survivor
- Dan Drake, prostate cancer survivor
- Elaine Fox, esophageal cancer survivor
- Rick Kohl, melanoma cancer survivor
- Gloria Phillips, lung cancer survivor
- Janice Rowe, breast cancer survivor
- Linda Taylor, gynecological cancer survivor
- Irene Wood, lung cancer survivor